Is Lightweight the Right Weight?

  My teenage son is belaying me on a route I keep getting stuck ...

Shut Down

  The day Brooke Raboutou returned from Europe last year after being accepted to ...

How to Get Stronger by Doing Nothing for 5 Minutes a Day

There are only two ways to get stronger: training and resting. With ready access to ...

The Menstrual Cycle and Climbing Performance

  Are you a climber who has menstrual cycles?1 Have you ever wondered why your ...

Taking The Lead

  Belay check. Even an experienced climber might feel a few nerves during a ...

Should Climbers Take Oral Contraceptives?

  Let’s cut to the chase: For many girls and women, training or performing ...

Climbing Research – What’s new from 2019

  Acknowledgments: This brief summary is based on a collaboration between Tallie Casucci, Kyle ...

COVID-19 Gift Guide: 9 Hot Picks Made by Companies Doing Good Things

Shopping out of boredom? Trying to make someone smile? Whatever the reason, we’ve got ...

Why Climbers Need To Journal

  It may seem like a frivolous, self-indulgent activity reserved for 12-old-girls with purple ...

(More) Pro Tips: How to Wrangle Squirrelly Nerves

  “No matter how many competitions you’ve been to, nerves will always kick in. ...

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